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here, santana row or union square in san francisco. we have four tickets to disneyland also oakland ballet nutcracker and 50 certificates valued at $125 each. come down, help me fill these empty barrels so we can have a great holiday season for everybody. >>> take part in the share your holiday food drive-by calling the number on your screen 1-877-525-3775 or text feed to 80077 to donate $10. >>> the pope sends his first tweet. what he's saying. >>> airline attendants are famous for being pleasant and friendly. why are some on one airline refusing to smile? >> this is a live look at the embarcadero, bay bridge, meteorologist lisa argen is tracking the storm. also update on your commute from sue. >>> good morning. we are waking to light showers around the bay area no airport delays. pretty stormy in parts of the southeast atlanta, northern florida and no delays yet. we are looking at some of the coldest air of the season headed our way. grab the heavier coat, high temperatures today only in the mid 50s, scattered showers throughout the day today. in fact, you are not seeing a shower
. >> american civil liberties union will ask organization of american states to investigate u.s. government for the way it treated convicted terrorist jose dill the aclu says he was -- jose little . the aclu says he was subjected to intimidation that amounted to torture. the watchdog group says the u.s. unfairly labeled padilla an enemy combatant. >>> new fbi report shows incidents of hate crime are going down, anti-gay violence is up. fbi says more than 6,000 hate crimes were reported to u.s. law enforcement last year, down 6% from the previous year. sexual orientation hate crimes went up to more than 1500 in 2011, increase of more than 2 1/2%. >>> in morning federal reserve has its eye on the fiscal live. new bonding program to support the economy. the plan is not a rescue option if there is no agreement on avoiding automatic tax hikes and spending cut nose deal. no outward progress between the white house and republicans now. >>> in morning the air force will conduct another test flight of new experimental space plane. the x-37b is being developed as an unmanned vehicle, engineers say it
from home to her school bus stop. >>> the union city woman convicted of killing nursing student lee will be sentenced tomorrow. the sentence will require her to spend a minimum of 25 years in prison after an alameda county jury quirked her of first-degree murder. the nursing student went missing in may of last year and then her body was found in a remote canyon. prosecutors say esteban killed her in a rage over esteban's ex-boyfriend. >>> coming up, in egypt the changes the embattled president says he will make but will it be enough to ease tension. and people worry about the health of former president nelson mandela a day after he was hospitalized. ♪ we were skipping stones and letting go ♪ ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients, from nature valley. ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪ [ female announcer ] nat
bay very heavy rain, ra rains down to the peninsula, redwood city across the bay and hayward and union city. lighter amounts from san jose, blossom hill road but take a look up towards moraga, light rain. here are the heavier cells, napa just reported a thunderstorm. this morning, look for the stormy conditions with windy gusts anywhere from 40-50 miles an hour. possibility of a thunderstorm. it will change to showers by the afternoon. break tonight but more heavy rain tomorrow. >>> happening right now. chp has both directions. highway 1 near olema is blomd. if you can't, expect delays, there is no estimated time for the reopening of that roadway. >> the wet weather has been causing problems all over the bay area. some of those problems may linger for the next few days. alan wang reports from santa rosa. >> jill stopped at the water's edge west of santa rosa and decided to roll the dice. >> came through a couple of hours ago but i thought i could make it through this time. >> unlike these trucks and suvs that made it across, their toyota got swamped in a foot half of water just like th
towards san mateo, burlingame, across the bridge towards hayward, san leandro, union city, fremont and milpitas. sonoma south of you and coming out of petaluma along 112, 37, novato right now getting wet weather, also from bodega bay towards petaluma we are seeing wet weather. any time today you have a chance of a light to moderate shower a quick mover and it will keep temperatures in the 50s. have the wet weather gear handy and patience. >>> it is raining now at the golden gate bridge quick look at the roadway here it is very slick and you can see the shineyness of the rain coming down you need wipers for your -- -- for your drive this morning on and off showers most of your drive in. east shore freeway getting busy golden gate fields past university avenue into emeryville and berkeley curve. no major stalls or accidents. north 17 summit stall blocking right lane towards san jose, drive times right now busier commute 880 nab, 24 from -- 880 northbound, 24 from the walnut creek. >>> hundreds of oakland residents have power again pafbg in the dark part of this morning. -- almost 7,0
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settlement between port of oakland and union as oakland is getting extra business because of a port strike in long beach and los angeles. clerical workers on their eighth day of a strike. poverty workers in oakland set to vote on the proposed deal tomorrow. details not being released. the port and union workers have been bargaining for 16 months. >>> former commander of a contra costa narcotics task force is expected to plead guilty to drug charges. he will admit to five federal counts, conspiracy to sell marijuana and meth, theft, robbery and civil rights violations. he was caught in a federal sting operation in february of last year with the guilty plea he faces minimum of 10 years. >>> san francisco's supervisors are set to take a final vote this afternoon to amend the building code to reduce square footage requirement for residental units the microapartments would be 220 square feet, the measure initially passed after supervisor weiner it would be for new construction only. he also agreed to captain initial round of building permits at 375 microapartments. rents are expected to go for
to abc7news.com/community. many of us will be out there cheryl and i will be in san francisco at union square all morning. the weather hopefully -- >> i was going to say rain or shine. >> nothing is going to dammen -- dampen our spirits maybe our hair. >> i'll be at walnut creek it will be dry there. a little drier faster wednesday still looking like tuesday night into wednesday a chance of wet weather. 5:17 from vollmer peak towards san francisco, it looks clear right now. live doppler 7 hd radar and satellite, we don't have radar returns and we don't have clouds, definitely gives you an idea now dry the air mass is sitting on top of us this among. we are 41 in santa rosa and fairfield mid to upper 40s livermore concord, antioch, napa, 60 oakland for the warm spot, 53 san francisco, 57 half moon bay, low to upper 40s monterey bay and inland gilroy 41. sunny today, warmest afternoon this week. light rain tuesday into wednesday, back side of that system cooler, 50s for highs wednesday through the weekend. mid 60s south bay today san jose and los gatos 66. mid 60s peninsula. half moon ba
vaults in san francisco including one in union square in 2005 that sent a manhole cover into the air and seriously injuring a passerby. they say they have fired the workers who have claimed to inspected equipment when they actually had not. >> the woman accused of abandoning her newborn baby is expected to be arraigned today on charges of child cruelty. they found the baby boy lying on a street. the mom was nearby covered in blood. officers performed cpr on the baby while rushing him to san francisco general hospital. doctors say they found traces of cocaine in the newborn's system. >> a sixth suspect accused of shooting the victims. steven read died at hospital hours after he and his girlfriend were found tied up in the middle of the street. they believe they the were brutal home invasion scam. 19-year-old tyler miller is scheduled to be arraigned at one-third. the other suspects are expected in court for that hearing. >> police in the east bay are searching for suspects in a 36 hour crime simply that targeted pharmacies. they hit pharmacies in dublin and pleasanton. in each case, t
notice a difference? >> at this school the teachers are going to get some help. teachers' union sent out an e-mail with a guide to help steer the conversation so they will likely be having with students. they are expecting questions. they are expecting concerns from kids as they head back to school today. the president of the union says he thinks that talk is good. >> they are helped by honestly talking about what happened. you don't have to have the answer but you have to give the child an outlet. if you are concerned about your child's behavior, seek out a pediatrician or another caregiver. speak out professional. what the children are looking to adults in their lives as parents and teachers to give them guidance. >> state california emergency management agency offers tips on the website, know your school's emergency action plan and know your alert system for parents and create or review your family's action plan. if you are aren't familiar with all these plans, today is a good day to start learning and asking questions about them. schools will be expecting a lot of questions today. it
or not, the caller was reporting someone else had seen a gun. >>> union representing san francisco teachers meets today to consider a resolution supporting restrictions on assault weapons. the union is considering support for senator feinstein's legislation calling for stricter controls. the head of united educators rejecting a call by some lawmakers to allow school personnel to carry concealed weapons. saying schools should be a sanctuary from violence. >> i would not want to have somebody on the campus designated as your campus shooter. we don't think putting the guns in the hands of teacher solves the problem. >> this morning president obama is announcing plans to put vice president biden in charge of a special commission. >> to address the mass shooting were you talking about in the wake of last friday's attack that kill 26 at a connecticut school. mark greenblatt has the latest from sandy hook element trip. >> reporter: good morning. we are expecting another somber day here with more funerals expected to get underway shortly. in the center of town, the memorial behind me has b
the peninsula over to the east bay. but still it's getting wet from union city, 880 and 680 and down through the south bay right now. so as i said before, if you are not feeling the effects of the rain right now, you are certainly feeling the effects of the wind. 20 to 25 americans gusts from livermore to san jose. but look at the coast. 51 miles an hour. so those planes aren't going anywhere this morning. wind gusts in hayward near 40 miles an hour. wind advisory during noontime and flash flood watch the evening hours. we will see the rises in streams and creeks after the heaviest rain and perhaps some debris flow. mudslides are possible as well. be very careful and best advice, stay inside. carolyn. >> thank you, lisa. you know the gusty winds from the pacific storms are kicking up the waves all along the bay area beaches, describingerring high surf advisories this morning. nick smith is live in pacifica where people want to come out and watch the waves pound the pier but what's going on? >> carolyn, i'm going to tell you that's not going to happen today. in fact, if you take a look over m
it urgently needs volunteers to look after these cute puppies and kittens you can check them out at union square. people adopted more than 300 pet the holiday windows last year. this year, adoptions are down by 15 to 20%. spca says even a two hour volunteer shift would be a huge help. >>> the time when cities and towns around the world are hosting tree-lighting ceremonies in south florida one tree is made out of san . the -- out of sand. the tree was lit last night it took sand sculptures five days to create the 400 ton mass -- masterpiece. that looks cool. >> that's what it is outside now, cool. >> or even cold >> thankfully no frost yet, 30s in some others, good morning by the afternoon 50s and 60s temperatures close to where we should be for this time of the year this is just the beginning of a warming trend that is going to put us in the 60s and 70s over the weekend. if you are traveling today, check out doppler across the state, dry, we'll have 50s and 60s in most areas 74 l.a., 82 palm springs. tahoe will be making snow mother nature not providing any. today 51 dropping to 47 tomorr
of the menorah is lit to commemorate the small band of fighter of the army. it will take place in union square where the first candle of the 25-foot menorah will be lit. others occur at the square at 5 carolyn tyler 30 and the mass sonic center at 8:00. coming up next at six, a skateboarder is killed in a crosswalk. it was one of two deadly accidents yesterday in the east bay. and a neighborhood on watch after at least two sexual assaults. you will see the suspect police need to find. in the news this sunday morning a pipe bomb goes off in a mailbox in the east bay and a witness description of the car of the suspect. plus traffic is stopped for hours in concord after a driver hits and kills a skateboarder. police are still investigating if the driver was at fault. good morning, everyone.
in the philippines where an alert western union agent told us the suspect the scammer had come into his shop to cash in. >> i remember that he had claimed money from me in the past. it's called the stranded traveler scam. scam art efforts hack into your e-mail account, mining it for personal details about your friends and family and use that information to fool you into thinking they are in trouble. >> it's, isn't it? >> yes. >> if you send money they put you on the sucker list and his you with other scams. experts say never send money without making sure the e-mail is really from a friend. abc news, washington. >>> and now to a different kind of theft. there's a growing spike in crime all over the country as thieves target iphones. >> we don't enjoy having them stolen. >> surveillance video those a thief sneaking up on the victim, putting her in a head lock before snatching her i-phone. in southern california criminals desperate for apple products are crashing a bmw right into the store and then they run off with the lucrative stash. in new york city and l.a. i-phone thefts have spiked more than 30
the international cycling union banned him from the sport for life. those penalties came after the agency hit armstrong with similar sanctions for using banned substances. armstrong did not appeal that decision and it appears he won't challenge this latest ban. >>> all of our recent rain means waty++i levels are rising at local reservoirs. officials plan to release some water at the coyote dam and lake sonoma to make room for future rains. winds and rains have battered and toppled trees around the bay, berkeley police provided this picture. it shows part of a tree that fell on a moving patrol car. the officer was not hurt. this happened on -- yesterday. >> i heard a couple of loud cracking sounds and saw pedestrians pointing up. a couple small branches fell, blocked my view, i hit the brakes, abs activated, tree fell on top of the car. >> local arborist blames high winds for keeping crews like his busy during the holiday. >> especially swirling winds that are aren't coming from standard direction can cause a lot of damage. >> this tree fell into a creek in east palo alto, a few feet from hous
children since the fall of the soviet union. some say the ban is retaliation for a u.s. law that calls for sanctions against russian s who violate human rights. >>> president obama will immediate -- meet with leaders from capitol hill hoping to avoid the fiscal cliff. spending cuts and tax hikes will go into effect unless lawmakers can broker a deal. >> reporter:cx$z president obama will4zkn:eÑ with congressional leaders later today at the white house. it may be too late for a deal. there are just four days left before the fiscal cliff deadline. >> i have to be honest mr. president, i don't know timewise how it can happen now.((?u >> reporter: harry reid lashed out at house speaker bane area out at house speaker bane area caution him ofrm" dictatorship. >> boehner seems to care more about keeping his speakership than keeping the nation on firm financial footing. >> reporter: republicans blame democrats. >> republicans aren't about to write a blank cheque or anything senate democrats put forward just because we find ourselves at the edge of the cliff. that wouldn't be fair to the amer
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